(PTI) Supporters of the Swabhiman
Maharashtra's Sindhudurg district, police said.
Rane, son of former Chief Minister and current MP Narayan
Rane, the BJP were booked for the clashes, they said.
The clashes took place in the morning at Kankavali
town when two students, who are also Swabhiman Sanghatana
supporters, were allegedly beaten up BJP supporters, said an
On getting this information, local Swabhiman
Sanghatana leader Samir Nalawade went to BJP member Sandesh
Parkar's residence, where some of his supporters damaged at
least three vehicles, he said.
Police rushed to the spot, but before that members of
the two groups clashed again, the official said.
As tension prevailed in the area, additional police
force was deployed in Kankavali to maintain peace and avoid
any flare-up, he said.
"The scuffle occurred this morning when two college
students were thrashed by another group at a college in
Kankavali," said Dikshit Gedam, Superintendent of Police.
However, it was not clear what triggered the clashes.
Offences under relevant sections of the IPC were
said Shivaji Koli, Inspector, Kanakavli Police Station.
"We have started a search for the accused persons and
the situation is under control," he said.
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